High expense on Government litigation

Law and Justice

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
DEPARTMENT OF LEGAL AFFAIRS
Rajya Sabha
Unstarred Question No. 1227
TO BE ANSWERED ON 28.11.2019

High expense on Government litigation

1227. SHRI AMAR PATNAIK
Will the Minister of LAW AND JUSTICE be pleased to state:
(a) the details of the expenditure on lawyers fees and other related expenses incurred by Government on litigation where Government is a party during the last five years;
(b) the details of the expenditure on lawyer’s fees and other expenses incurred by Government on litigation initiated by it, as well as litigation for disputes inter-se Government Ministries, Departments and Public Sector Undertakings during the last five years; and
(c) the details of steps taken by Government to reduce expenditure on litigation?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF LAW AND JUSTICE, COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
(SHRI RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD)
(a) to (c) Information is being collected and will be laid on the Table of the House.

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